# Mathematics - MATH 53

## Beginning Algebra (4-0) 4 Cr. Hrs.

### Course Description

This course will explore the real number system, fundamental operations with real numbers, graphing, linear equations, factoring polynomials, rational expressions, exponents, quadratic equations, applications and introduction to the function concept.

### Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

• MATH 47 with a minimum grade of 2.0.

### Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

• Apply properties of arithmetic and algebra to simplify and evaluate algebraic expressions.
• Express the sums, differences, products and quotients of polynomials in simplest form.
• Express the sums, differences, products and quotients of rational expressions in simplest form.
• Solve linear equations in one variable.
• Solve linear inequalities in one variable.
• Factor polynomials.
• Solve quadratic equations by factoring.
• Solve rational equations.
• Solve literal equations for a specified variable.
• Solve applications using linear equations in one variable, quadratic equations or rational equations.
• Graph linear equations in two variables using a table of values, x and y intercepts or slope/y-intercept.
• Write a linear equation in two variables using slope-intercept form, point-slope form or standard form.
• Explore the function concept using the vertical line test, determining the domain and range from a graph or by evaluating functions.

### Course Schedule

CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 1/29/2018

053112425Beginning AlgebraOnline4Mingela A\$12.000/31/2Closed
053112763Beginning AlgebraOnline4Mingela A\$12.000/31/4Closed

Winter; 2018; MATHEMATICS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

053112424Beginning AlgebraOnline4Mingela A\$12.005/31/0Open
053112922Beginning AlgebraOnline4Mingela A\$12.006/31/0Open
053113008Beginning Algebra 4Nicklaus R\$12.001/28/0OpenT R  10:00 AM-11:54 AM LA100
053113009Beginning Algebra 4Kerr S\$12.001/31/0OpenT R  08:00 AM-09:54 AM BTC165
053113011Beginning Algebra 4Schmansky P\$12.003/28/0OpenM W  10:00 AM-11:54 AM BTC165
053113012Beginning Algebra 4Nicklaus R\$12.003/28/0OpenT R  12:00 PM-01:54 PM LA110
053113014Beginning Algebra 4Kerr S\$12.001/31/0OpenM W  08:00 AM-09:54 AM BTC165
053113015Beginning Algebra 4Haldane J\$12.000/28/0ClosedM W  12:00 PM-01:54 PM LA100
053113053Beginning Algebra 4Haldane J\$12.000/28/0ClosedM W  05:00 PM-06:54 PM LA100
053113054Beginning Algebra 4Miller M\$12.0017/28/0OpenM W  07:00 PM-08:54 PM LA110
053113055Beginning Algebra 4Felton A\$12.005/28/0OpenT R  06:00 PM-07:54 PM LA100
053113056Beginning Algebra 4Street S\$12.0015/31/0OpenM W R  04:30 PM-05:48 PM LA440
053113103Beginning Algebra 4Schmansky P\$12.001/31/0OpenT R  02:00 PM-03:54 PM BTC160
053113117Beginning Algebra 4Haldane J\$12.000/28/0ClosedM W  02:00 PM-03:54 PM LA100
053113123Beginning Algebra 4Gueorguiev E\$12.004/28/0OpenT R  03:30 PM-05:24 PM LA110
053216027Beginning Algebra 4Johnson D\$12.003/31/0OpenM W  10:00 AM-11:54 AM RC270
053216144Beginning Algebra 4Johnson D\$12.0015/31/0OpenT R  08:00 AM-09:54 AM RC670
053216262Beginning Algebra 4Johnson D\$12.0014/31/0OpenT R  06:00 PM-07:54 PM RC680